Engineering Building, Room 3573
428 S. Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824
Dr. Gates’ interests include the following subject areas: traffic engineering, traffic operations, traffic safety, driver behavior, and transportation economics. His recent research includes projects related to safety and operational impacts associated with raising speed limits, driver behavior at signalized intersections, safety impacts of intersection sight distance, safety performance and economic assessment of roadway design features, safety and operational impacts of highway rumble strips, highway work zone safety and operations, and pedestrian behavior and safety. Dr. Gates is a licensed professional engineer in Michigan and Wisconsin.